| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
HIGHMORE - Bruce Roseland runs cattle here in the heart of the South Dakota grasslands, in the same place where his great-grandfather ranched more than a hundred years ago. But today, when he looks out his kitchen window, the prairie that once reached...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
KAMLOOPS, Canada - "It's a true thing," as my grandmother used to say. Luxury lodging is in the eye of the beholder.
Whether it's an inn, hotel, resort, even a campsite, all the assorted bits that meet to make a hotel feel like a home will never be to...
| Dec 10, 2012
There are certain non-native plants (aka "escaped exotics"/weeds) that I'm rather fond of despite their purported invasiveness. Among them, pink sorrel (Oxalis debilis) stands out, literally as well as figuratively.
Without any assistance from us,...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
In recent celebrity weddings I've noticed a very "earthy crunchy" theme creeping in. There have been a lot of non-traditional settings, free spirit, wherever the wind takes you type of events within the Who's Who circle. Just take these celeb weddings,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation no longer actively maintains its wildflower program along Virginia's highways, but the flower power still grows there, year after year, thanks to the seeds that continue to germinate.
Travelers in the...
| Aug 11, 2012
This Weekend! Orange County Fair 88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa (714) 708-1500 www.ocfair.com I can't believe it! This is the final weekend of the Orange County Fair. This is your last chance for fair fun, fair food, and fair critters including the...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Local honey is a traditional Pennsylvania favorite. The Pennsylvania Dutch love for honey is evident in recipes like honey cake and lebkuchen. Look for it at the Plaza Grower's Market or other farmer's markets around Lehigh Valley.
Our deep admiration...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Meet the dwarf bluet, or Houstonia pussila, Wildflower of the Month for Virginia and other states.
This tiny annual bluet, with purple-violet flowers no more than ¼ inch across, colors fields and roadsides in early spring. Each blossom consists of a...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Planting wildflowers is an easy way to enhance a yard, particularly with mixed-flower meadows and border gardens.
Nowadays, planting a small wildflower garden, or large meadow, is relatively simple, thanks to ready-made wildflower seed mixes like the...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Nowhere is nature's "Yay!" more apparent than a good display of wildflowers. Seeds are splitting, shoots are shooting, buds are unfolding to show the colorful petals they've concealed. It's happening everywhere from your back yard and your neighborhood to...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The adult education committee of Renfrew Institute is sponsoring a Wildflower Workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the Pennsylvania German four-square garden at Renfrew Park. Rain date is Thursday, May 24.
Doris Armstrong Goldman, a faculty...